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• Isinbayeva clears 4.90m at Russian Championships

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World record holder and the two-time Olympic champion in pole vault Yelena Isinbayeva cleared 4.90m to win Russian Championships in Cheboksary on Tuesday night. 

The 34-year-old Isinbayeva on her 3rd attempt managed to clear and set the top mark in the world this year of 4.90m for the win at the 2016 Russian Outdoor championships. Isinbayeva then attempted a new world record of 5.07m, however after failed to clear the height on her 1st try she called it a day. The second place in the women's pole vault with an outstanding results of 4.85m took Angelika Sidorova, meanwhile the podium concluded Olga Millina with a mark of 4.65m. 

In the women's long jump Darya Klishina leaped 6.84m to claim Russian title. 

Alexandra Gulyaeva won the women's 800 final in 2:01.22, meanwhile men's 800m title took Konstantine Holmogorov in 1:48.54.

Reigning World outdoor champion Sergey Shubenkov clocked very fast 13.20 seconds to win the men's 110m hurdles. 

The Russian championships will continue on Wednesday and Thursday. More results and live stream info here.

The IAAF banned last November the Russian Athletics Federation from international competition and Rio Olympics after the German Broadcast Company ARD aired documentary revealing widespread state sponsored doping system.  




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